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Re: About the Hamm Freeze (!)

Raul Miller <rdm@test.legislate.com> writes:

> James Troup <J.J.Troup@scm.brad.ac.uk> wrote:
> > I don't know perl, and am only going on what Ray has been telling
> > me.  It was my understanding that perl could be made to
> > dynamically load it's gdbm part on request and that way perl need
> > only recommend or (better) suggest gdbm.  Is this not the case?
> A quick test using strace suggests that this is already the case.

Blah.  An even quicker ldd reveals this is already not the case.

20:45:26@hades| ~ $ldd /usr/bin/perl | grep gdbm
        libgdbm.so.1 => /usr/lib/libgdbm.so.1 (0x40015000)
20:46:17@hades| ~ $

Until _that_ changes, perl can't not Depend on gdbm.

~Yawn And Walk North~

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